Fire Warden Training
Also referred to as Fire Marshal training
10% discount on 10+ courses
20% discount on 50+ courses
Having a designated fire warden at work is an important part of fire safety. The fire warden works together with the employer to ensure that fire safety measures and evacuation procedures are in place and effective.
This course will provide you with the necessary theoretical training required to be a qualified fire warden. It will educate you about what your legal duties are, will provide you with an understanding of fire, familiarise you with fire hazards and fire safety arrangements, and detail what your emergency evacuation procedures should entail. The information in the course will enable you to take responsibility for fire safety in your workplace and protect everyone’s wellbeing.
- Developed by Health & Safety Professionals
- Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 3 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
Who Should Take This Course?
This Fire Warden Training course is suitable for anyone who will be taking on the role of fire warden in their workplace. Anyone at any level can take it and no previous knowledge is required - it covers the basics of fire safety and then goes into more detail about the specific fire safety responsibilities of fire wardens. It will educate you about what your duties are and how to fulfil them.
This certified online training is ideal for people working in positions such as, but not limited to:
- Manager / Supervisor
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
|1||Introduction to Fire Warden Training|| |
Why is fire safety important, fire safety law, how is the law enforced, employer duties, fire warden responsibilities, how many fire wardens do businesses need, and how to prepare for your role.
|2||Understanding Fire|| |
The fire triangle, classes of fire, and dangerous substances.
|3||Fire Risk Assessment|| |
What is a risk assessment, key definitions, step 1: identifying the hazards, step 2: determining who may be harmed and how, step 3: deciding what precautions are needed, step 4: recording findings, and step 5: reviewing and updating the assessment.
|4||Fire Safety Arrangements|| |
Fire prevention measures, fire detection and warning systems, fire extinguishers, and fire blankets.
|5||Evacuation Routes and Signs|| |
Requirements of evacuation routes, emergency lighting, and fire signs.
|6||Emergency Plans, Evacuation Procedures, and Fire Drills|| |
Fire emergency plans, general evacuation procedures, evacuation procedures for vulnerable people, fire warden duties during evacuations, and fire drills.
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Aims of the Course
By the end of this Fire Warden Training course, you will understand:
- The main laws for workplace fire safety.
- Your role as a fire warden.
- The different categories of fire.
- How fires may start and spread in a workplace.
- What is involved in a fire risk assessment.
- Common causes of fires in workplaces.
- Control measures to prevent or minimise fire risks.
- The different types of fire extinguishers and their uses.
- Fire detection, fire warning, and fire equipment.
- Requirements for fire plans.
- What your specific role is during emergency evacuation procedures.
- Fire safety measures for people with vulnerabilities and disabilities.
- The purpose of personal emergency evacuation plans.
- How to carry out fire drills.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 25 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.